3.5 star rating: Worth doing 6 Reviews

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  • Location: Moscow, Russian Federation
  • Duration:  6 hours (approx.)
Experience the highlights of Moscow on this private 6-hour walking tour, perfect for travelers who don’t have much time to explore the city on their own. See top landmarks such as St Basil’s Cathedral, the Bolshoi Theater, the former KGB headquarters and more! You’ll pass all the important museums and monuments, and tour the Kremlin with your guide.

Highlights

  • See the major sights of Moscow’s city center
  • Walk from Red Square past Lenin’s Mausoleum and the Moscow Hotel
  • Tour the Moscow Kremlin, former residence of Russian tsars
  • Search for souvenirs such as Russian dolls on Arbat Street
  • Learn about Russian culture and history from your private guide!

What You Can Expect

Private Walking Tour: Moscow Including the Kremlin

Red Square Historical Museum

When your guide picks you up from your hotel, walk together to the city center and start your private tour at Red Square. From here, admire the iconic St Basil’s Cathedral, a colorful Russian Orthodox church built in the mid-16th century. Your guide will point out the GUM department store, now a shopping mall, as well as Lenin’s Mausoleum and the Historical Museum.

See the neo-classical Bolshoi Theater, home to the renowned Bolshoi Ballet and Bolshoi Opera, and watch the changing of the guards near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Your guide will point out the former KGB headquarters and the Moscow Hotel, a modern replicate of the former Hotel Moskva, which was famously depicted on the Stolichnaya Vodka label.

Continue to the famous Moscow Kremlin for a guided tour of the grounds and learn about the history of this amazing fortress, once home to Russian tsars and communist leaders. See where coronations of Russian royalty took place at the Assumption Cathedral and admire the gorgeous palaces of Russian emperors, as well as the Tsar Bell and Tsar Cannon.

Visit Russia’s largest church, Christ the Savior Cathedral, to learn about its astonishing legends and recent political protests. Finally, stroll down Arbat Street and browse the fancy boutiques for souvenirs, including the well-loved Russian matryoshka dolls, painted wooden nesting dolls.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

This was the highlight of our recent tour to Russia and all because of our amazing guide - Liudmila. It was just my husband and I on the tour and we were therefore able to decide where we want to go and Mila went out of her way to make it special - not only in what she showed us, but also in what she shared with us - and her English is amazing! It was a long day, but we saw everything we wanted and more and had a really interesting lunch at a typical Russian restaurant - loved it. If you are going on this tour ask for Liudmila to be your guide - of all the guides we had in Russia, she really stood out as the best! This is one tour you cannot miss when visiting Moscow.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2014

The private walking tour of Moscow was wonderful. Antonia and Airat were very friendly and informative. They made our trip to Moscow a memory we will always cherish.

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